WELCOME TO FLAIRDALE
2019 On Property Ram Sale Monday September 16th
Flairdale Poll Merinos continues to breed medium wooled plain-bodied sheep with large frames and long stapled, free-growing white wool paying close attention to wool cutting ability. Flairdale has been mulse free for 11 years and shearing at 6 months. All stud ewes and rams are electronically tagged enabling us to use the latest technology to assist us with our breeding programme. We currently use Breedelite sheep in conjunction with ASBVs to enable us and our clients to best select rams to suit their wool and meat growing enterprise. Also using pedigree match maker for our mothering up to further identify our best producing ewes. Flairdale is focusing on muscle and fat while maintaining the quality and quantity of wool that it has been renowned for.
2018 drop lambs are looking promising having been through a tough year with great frame and structure with quality white stylish wools. Introduced sires Moojepin 652 and Mumblebone 850 have been outstanding in this years drop with positive muscle and fat on great frames with quality white free growing wool. Flairdale ewes proving to be productive and fertile with 100% lambs marked in the toughest season we have had since moving to Cooke Plains. Flairdale are doing a lot more AI each year to use some of the best genetics from other studs and our own bred sires that we have sold. 40% of ewes to AI in 2017 and 60% of ewes to AI in 2018.
Flairdale will be displaying stud and sale rams at the Elders SA Stud Merino Expo in Burra, Bendigo Sheep and Wool Show, South East Merino field days in Keith, Classing’s Classic Ram Sale, Adelaide Show and Ram Sale and our On-property sale on Monday the 16th of September at Cooke Plains.